Cote d’Ivoire - Support Project for the Implementation of the Inclusive Service Delivery Development (PAME/PDSI) (AFDB-P-CI-AA0-033)

Countries
  • Ivory Coast
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Nov 8, 2019
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Borrower
Government Of Côte D'Ivoire
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Law and Government
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 6.77 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported U.A 9,400,000
Converted using 2019-11-08 exchange rate.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Jun 15, 2020


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Project Description

The proposed intervention concerns a UA 9.40 million loan from African Development Fund (ADF) resources to the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire to finance the Support Project for the Implementation of the Inclusive Service Delivery Development Programme (PAME/PDSI). PAME/PDSI provides a response to the country's economic and social challenges by building the administration's capacity for a successful implementation of the National Development Plan, which will allow for the structural transformation of the Ivorian economy, which can drive the country towards emergence. This is an institutional support project that will be implemented over the 2019-2021 period and it is intended to strengthen the administration's capacity to manage, as well as monitor and evaluate the National Development Plan (PND), which is the reference document for conducting development policy in Cote d'Ivoire with a view to stimulating strong and inclusive economic growth. The project has two mainly components, which are closely linked. The first component aims at strengthening the institutional, technical, informational and logistic capacity of the PND Technical Secretariat (ST-PND) in order to ensure a better PND implementation. It also aims at operationalising the Bank's Project and Programme Portfolio Coordination and Monitoring Unit (CCSPPP-ADB) recently created at the Ministry of Planning and Development (MPD) to improve bank portfolio performance. The second component aims at supporting the National Institute of Statistics (INS) in carrying out surveys and general population and housing censuses (GPHC 2019), data processing and analysis in order to have better knowledge of the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population with special focus on gender inequality. It also aims at building the capacity of decentralised structures responsible for the production of regional statistics and planning and statistics departments of the ministries for the production of sector statistical data. The project implementation will help to improve the performance of the Bank's portfolio of projects and programmes in Cote d'Ivoire. All this contributes to the strengthening of good governance and social well-being. Improving the performance of these projects and programmes will enable the Government to achieve the objectives defined in the PND which are fully in line with the Bank's "High 5s".

The project's overall objective is to promote strong and inclusive economic growth by building the country's capacity to monitor and evaluate the national development strategy for inclusive service delivery.

The direct project beneficiaries are the PND Technical Secretariat, the INS, the decentralised State structures at the regional level and the coordination and monitoring unit responsible for the Bank's project and programme portfolio. By building the capacity of the latter, the project will ensure better monitoring and evaluation of the PND at the central and regional levels. Ultimately, the project will indirectly benefit the entire Ivorian population as the implementation of development projects and programmes will be more efficient. In addition, the consideration of 2019 census data will facilitate planning which aims at reducing pockets of vulnerability and makes economic growth more inclusive.

Investment Description
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
Contact Information

BABAH Mohamed Aly

m.babah@afdb.org

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